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July 5, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Poetry in Motion with Elise Paschen
Join us for a very special evening in partnership with Tulsa Ballet with acclaimed poet, Elise Paschen.
Paschen is a poet of Osage descent. She is editor of The New York Times best-selling anthology Poetry Speaks to Children and Poetry Speaks Who I Am (Sourcebooks) as well as co-editor of Poetry Speaks, Poetry Speaks Expanded (Sourcebooks), Poetry in Motion, and Poetry in Motion from Coast to Coast (Norton).
The daughter of prima ballerina Maria Tallchief and Henry Paschen, Elise Paschen was born and raised in Chicago.
Elise served as Executive Director of the Poetry Society of America from 1988 until 2001, she is the co-founder of Poetry in Motion, a nation-wide program which places poetry posters in subways and buses.
The event is free and open to the public. Copies of “Nightlife,” Paschen’s new collection of poems will be available for purchase at the event.